Tent Show Radio

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Available for free since 1994 Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing regional and national acts including the Blue Canvas Orchestra performing at  Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua , Bayfield Wisconsin.


Tent Show Radio is hosted by best selling author, humorist and singer-songwriter, Michael Perry.


Michael Perry is the author of the bestselling memoir, “Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time,” and the essay collection “Off Main Street.” Perry has written for Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, Outside, Backpacker, Orion and Salon.com, and is a contributing editor to Men’s Health. His essays have been heard on NPR’s All Things Considered and he has released two live audience recordings, “I Got It From the Cows” and “Never Stand Behind a Sneezing Cow.” Perry lives in rural Wisconsin, where he remains active as a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical responder. He can be found online at www.sneezingcow.com


In 2018, Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua will celebrate its 33th season under the big blue canvas tent on the south shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin.



Big Top Chautauqua is a non-profit performing arts organization. www.bigtop.org


Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua



 

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190 Pieces

Available for free and hosted by best-selling author Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing live performances from Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, Bayfield Wisconsin.


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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by WTIP, KMSU, KUMD, KSJE, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:15
  • Purchases: 6
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by WTIP, KMSU, KSRQ, KSJE, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KUMD, WTIP, KSRQ, KMSU, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KUMD, WTIP, KSJE, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by WTIP, KSJE, KMSU, KSRQ, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Originally performed in 2013, this Tent Show Radio program features Big Top Chautauqua's Blue Canvas Orchestra performing original songs and arrang...

Bought by KMSU


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Sit back and enjoy a closing night set by our very own Blue Canvas Orchestra and guests as they unwind their musical chops for one last time in thi...

Bought by KSJE, KMSU, KUMD, KSRQ, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:40
  • Purchases: 6
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All the way from Mexico joining us in a great night of music under the Big Top!

Bought by WPCA-LP, KUMD, KSRQ, KSJE, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:10
  • Purchases: 5
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John Prine (born October 10, 1946) is an American country/folk singer-songwriter. He has been active as a composer, recording artist, and live perf...

Bought by KUMD, KSRQ, WPCA-LP, KSJE, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:10
  • Purchases: 5
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The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country rock band that has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California in 1966....

Bought by WTIP, KSRQ, KMSU, WPCA-LP, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:11
  • Purchases: 7